Feminism and Religion

**Note: this article mostly focuses on Christianity, but also Judaism and Islam are touch upon. this is due to the bias of the reading and the contributors. A lot of religious people use their religion as an excuse for not being feminists, in the same way that a lot of feminists say they can’t be religious. Although, the beliefs of these two groups don’t crossover, they share something in common- the belief that religion and feminism are incompatible. But what about those of us that are both feminists and religious? Are we onto something? Or are we just fooling ourselves, in an attempt to have an equal slice of the cake and eat it in celebration of whichever god(s) we worship? Cath Elliot wr

The American Health Care Act (AHCA) aka Trumpcare aka Ryancare aka Republicancare

So, in the last week there has been a lot of social unrest regarding the American Health Care Act which the House of Representatives voted to pass on the 4th May 2017. Now, I know very little about American healthcare, and writing this got me all types of confused, but I hope that I can convey to those who are curious, like me, what this bill means for women. To make it easier for me to write and you to understand I cut up this summary into four main sections that cover Medicaid cuts, Planned Parenthood defunding, abortion and the revision of laws regarding pre-existing conditions. As usual the links are at the bottom and I really encourage you to go and read more about it, especially if you